Period
to 21 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for VPN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VPN over the 6 months to 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 155 64
Rank change year-on-year +47 -91 +12
Permanent jobs citing VPN 20 2 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.30% 0.11% 4.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.40% 0.84% 18.55%
Number of salaries quoted 17 1 79
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -10.71% +40.00%
10th Percentile £36,000 £33,750 £20,500
90th Percentile £54,000 £41,250 £56,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00% +11.94%

VPN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 238 237 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 15.50% 13.20% 23.15%
Number of salaries quoted 184 178 344
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.71% +21.43%
10th Percentile £30,000 £21,775 £26,000
90th Percentile £65,875 £61,250 £63,750
South West median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% +2.39%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing VPN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Gloucestershire

VPN
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN in Gloucestershire.

Salary trend for VPN in Gloucestershire

VPN
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

Salary histogram for VPN in Gloucestershire

VPN
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 21 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - 3 £45,000 - 3
Gloucester +11 2 £50,000 +33.33%
VPN
South West

For the 6 months to 21 May 2018, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 19 (95.00%) Firewall
2 17 (85.00%) Cisco
3 13 (65.00%) Windows
3 13 (65.00%) MPLS
4 10 (50.00%) VMware
5 9 (45.00%) VLAN
6 8 (40.00%) DV Cleared
6 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
6 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (40.00%) Linux
6 8 (40.00%) C
6 8 (40.00%) Juniper
7 7 (35.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (30.00%) Project Management
8 6 (30.00%) ITSM
8 6 (30.00%) Service Management
8 6 (30.00%) Change Management
8 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (30.00%) ITIL
8 6 (30.00%) Broadband
8 6 (30.00%) Change Control
8 6 (30.00%) ITIL V3
8 6 (30.00%) PMO
9 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
9 5 (25.00%) Ethernet
9 5 (25.00%) Dell
10 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
11 3 (15.00%) Wireless
11 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
11 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP

VPN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) IaaS
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (95.00%) Firewall
2 13 (65.00%) MPLS
3 9 (45.00%) VLAN
4 7 (35.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (30.00%) Broadband
6 5 (25.00%) Ethernet
7 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (15.00%) Wireless
8 2 (10.00%) BGP
8 2 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (10.00%) DNS
8 2 (10.00%) IPsec
8 2 (10.00%) LAN
8 2 (10.00%) NetScaler
8 2 (10.00%) OSPF
8 2 (10.00%) RSVP
8 2 (10.00%) SAN
8 2 (10.00%) SSH
8 2 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Change Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL Change Manager
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Presales Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Solutions Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Presales Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Customer Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Customer Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Design Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) 802.1X
1 1 (5.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Clustering
1 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (10.00%) Driving Licence
1 2 (10.00%) Replication
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Linux
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Change Control
1 6 (30.00%) Change Management
1 6 (30.00%) ITIL
1 6 (30.00%) ITIL V3
1 6 (30.00%) ITSM
1 6 (30.00%) Project Management
1 6 (30.00%) Service Management
2 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (10.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Network Design
3 2 (10.00%) Presales
3 2 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (5.00%) Deployment Automation
4 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (5.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (5.00%) Statistics
4 1 (5.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) C
2 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) DV Cleared
1 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (10.00%) DBS Check
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.00%) CCNA
4 1 (5.00%) CCNP
4 1 (5.00%) MCSA
4 1 (5.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) PMO
2 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (10.00%) pfSense
4 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (10.00%) XenApp
4 2 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) Cisco
2 10 (50.00%) VMware
3 8 (40.00%) Juniper
4 5 (25.00%) Dell
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.00%) Aruba
6 2 (10.00%) Citrix
6 2 (10.00%) Fortinet
6 2 (10.00%) Meraki
6 2 (10.00%) Splunk
6 2 (10.00%) Symantec
6 2 (10.00%) Veeam
7 1 (5.00%) New Relic
7 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds